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Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria

Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria
Duchess of Calabria

Spouse Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria
Princess Maria Antonietta
Princess Maria Cristina
Prince Ruggero Maria, Duke of Noto
Princess Barbara Maria
Princess Lucia
Princess Urraca
Full name
German: Maria Ludwiga Theresia
House House of Wittelsbach
House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Ludwig III of Bavaria
Mother Maria Theresia of Austria-Este
Born (1872-07-06)6 July 1872
Villa Amsee, Lindau, Bavaria, Germany
Died 10 June 1954(1954-06-10) (aged 81)
Villa Amsee, Lindau, Bavaria, Germany
Burial Filialkirche St. Peter und Paul, Rieden, Bavaria, Germany
Religion Roman Catholic

Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria (6 July 1872 – 10 June 1954) was a daughter of the last King of Bavaria, Ludwig III, and his wife, Maria Theresia of Austria-Este.[1][2] Her husband, Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria, became the head of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies in 26 May 1934, thus she was titular queen consort of the Two Sicilies.

Marriage and issue

Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia married Prince Ferdinand Pius of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, eldest child of Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta and his wife Princess Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, on 31 May 1897 in Munich.[1][2] The couple had six children:[1][2]



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Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria
Born: 6 July 1872 Died: 10 June 1954
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Duchess consort of Calabria
31 May 1897 – 10 June 1954
Succeeded by
Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska or
Princess Alicia of Bourbon-Parma
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Queen consort of the Two Sicilies
26 May 1934 – 10 June 1954
Reason for succession failure:
Italian Unification under the House of Savoy
Succeeded by
Maria Carolina Zamoyska or
Alicia of Bourbon-Parma
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